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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#101 » by yellowknifer » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:42 pm

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Strepbacter wrote:That's a steal for the Angels. Mike Trout is the best player in the game by a distance, and well on his way to GOAT status. He's like everything LeBron stans desperately wish LeBron was.


Um, it's pretty hilarious how ironic this is.

Lebron is criticized for his lack of winning, yet you think Trout will be the GOAT when he hasn't even won a playoff game and he's 28 years old.


Not saying that Trout might not be the goat, but the arguments against LBJ can literally go against Trout except 10x harder.


Trout isnt the GOAT or even particularly close to it at this point.
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#102 » by dockingsched » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:42 pm

Lots of people who are showing they don’t know a lick about baseball trying to provide analysis on Trout :lol:
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#103 » by HeartBreakKid » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:52 pm

Jables wrote:Not American but I don't really get it, why pay one guy that much when he doesn't win in playoffs? Does he bring more money back because I've never heard of him, his brand can't be that big I knew Jeter and Rodriguez even if I don't know baseball.


Well, he is the best player in the MLB and has been for a while - but yes, Mike Trout actually does not have a great brand for a player of his caliber, even in USA he is not as famous as he should be.

I'm not sure if financially it makes sense to pay one player that much money, it might not be the most efficient way to spend money.
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#104 » by Canadian6ersFan » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:55 pm

Nobody in any sports is worth that. People are losing their damn minds.
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#105 » by NY2k1 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:55 pm

dockingsched wrote:Lots of people who are showing they don’t know a lick about baseball trying to provide analysis on Trout :lol:


No kidding.

I can essentially tell who in this thread has no idea about baseball and/or Mike Trout.
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#106 » by enigmatics » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:01 pm

Raps in 4 wrote:Trout is well worth that kind of money considering his production and the average MLB salary.


To play a meaningless sport was my overarching point. This world's value system is ass-backwards.
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#107 » by HeartBreakKid » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:05 pm

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Raps in 4 wrote:Trout is well worth that kind of money considering his production and the average MLB salary.


To play a meaningless sport was my overarching point. This world's value system is ass-backwards.

Baseball entertains and employs a lot of people - what's the beef?
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#108 » by Optms » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:26 pm

Tomjas wrote:Hilarious that people are claiming that this guy is really good

Name another team sport where having the best player doesn’t guarantee a playoff spot

Imagine the reaction if Messi or LeBron played for a team that was constantly in a relegation battle

That’s this guy

He’s the most overpaid sportsman in history


He's great from a statistical standpoint. But winning in Baseball is more attributed to the parts around a team then in basketball where someone like Lebron or Curry can immediately impact and shape the game just by themselves. Which is even more perplexing why these type of deals can happen in baseball. One player, no matter how elite his production is, will not turn a garbage team around.
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#109 » by KokoKaizer » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:32 pm

Hindenburg wrote:I don't understand these crazy baseball contracts. Lots can happen in 12 years and Trout is about to turn 28 in the summer. Why lock yourself into it for more than a decade? This is where NBA shows being a better run league. 4-5 years should be the absolute max.


Thanks for explaining what this guys does.

Baseball is just for USA I guess ;)
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#110 » by Ballerhogger » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:39 pm

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Hindenburg wrote:I don't understand these crazy baseball contracts. Lots can happen in 12 years and Trout is about to turn 28 in the summer. Why lock yourself into it for more than a decade? This is where NBA shows being a better run league. 4-5 years should be the absolute max.


Thanks for explaining what this guys does.

Baseball is just for USA I guess ;)

Baseball can play well into their 40s though big difference
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#111 » by KokoKaizer » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:41 pm

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Hindenburg wrote:I don't understand these crazy baseball contracts. Lots can happen in 12 years and Trout is about to turn 28 in the summer. Why lock yourself into it for more than a decade? This is where NBA shows being a better run league. 4-5 years should be the absolute max.


Thanks for explaining what this guys does.

Baseball is just for USA I guess ;)

Baseball can play well into their 40s though big difference


If you say so ! I know nothing about Baseball :wink:
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#112 » by UcanUwill » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:42 pm

I had to google who that is, good for him.
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#113 » by dorkestra » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:44 pm

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Hindenburg wrote:I don't understand these crazy baseball contracts. Lots can happen in 12 years and Trout is about to turn 28 in the summer. Why lock yourself into it for more than a decade? This is where NBA shows being a better run league. 4-5 years should be the absolute max.


Thanks for explaining what this guys does.

Baseball is just for USA I guess ;)


US, Canada, Japan, Dominican Republic, Taiwan, Venezuela, Cuba etc.

So no, not just for USA hehe.
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#114 » by KokoKaizer » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:50 pm

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KokoKaizer wrote:
Hindenburg wrote:I don't understand these crazy baseball contracts. Lots can happen in 12 years and Trout is about to turn 28 in the summer. Why lock yourself into it for more than a decade? This is where NBA shows being a better run league. 4-5 years should be the absolute max.


Thanks for explaining what this guys does.

Baseball is just for USA I guess ;)


US, Canada, Japan, Dominican Republic, Taiwan, Venezuela, Cuba etc.

So no, not just for USA hehe.


Thanks for the info :)
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#115 » by dorkestra » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:51 pm

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KokoKaizer wrote:
Thanks for explaining what this guys does.

Baseball is just for USA I guess ;)


US, Canada, Japan, Dominican Republic, Taiwan, Venezuela, Cuba etc.

So no, not just for USA hehe.


Thanks for the info :)


No worries - it's quite similar to cricket in a lot of respects (if you're familiar with cricket)
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#116 » by BarneyGumble » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:52 pm

$430 million to swing a piece of wood. I bet he's a fan of Alexandria Ocasio Cortez.
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#117 » by KokoKaizer » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:53 pm

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KokoKaizer wrote:
dorkestra wrote:
US, Canada, Japan, Dominican Republic, Taiwan, Venezuela, Cuba etc.

So no, not just for USA hehe.


Thanks for the info :)


No worries - it's quite similar to cricket in a lot of respects (if you're familiar with cricket)


Ohhh I tend to see you know (thanks to the Simpsons back in the day and US movies)

i'm from the North of France, near England so Cricket I see what it is.

But like Baseball, I don't know the rules so, for me, I know nothing relative to that sport :D
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#118 » by dorkestra » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:55 pm

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KokoKaizer wrote:
Thanks for the info :)


No worries - it's quite similar to cricket in a lot of respects (if you're familiar with cricket)


Ohhh I tend to see you know (thanks to the Simpsons back in the day and US movies)

i'm from the North of France, near England so Cricket I see what it is.

But like Baseball, I don't know the rules so, for me, I know nothing relative to that sport :D


I know what you mean - I lived in UK for awhile and watched a good amount of cricket - I still don't understand all of the rules. I even played rugby for two years and don't know those rules either :lol: good times
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#119 » by KokoKaizer » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:02 pm

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KokoKaizer wrote:
dorkestra wrote:
No worries - it's quite similar to cricket in a lot of respects (if you're familiar with cricket)


Ohhh I tend to see you know (thanks to the Simpsons back in the day and US movies)

i'm from the North of France, near England so Cricket I see what it is.

But like Baseball, I don't know the rules so, for me, I know nothing relative to that sport :D


I know what you mean - I lived in UK for awhile and watched a good amount of cricket - I still don't understand all of the rules. I even played rugby for two years and don't know those rules either :lol: good times


For that sports I know better ;) Culture is such a wonderful thing !!!
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Re: Mike trout: 12 years $430 million 

Post#120 » by Mauro Pedrosa » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:10 pm

Doncic’s size and skill-based game make him the only guy worthy of such contract, in my eyes

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